Morning, tour of Pashupatinath temple and BoudhanathStupa
Pashupatinath is one of the sacred Shiva temples on the Indian sub-continent. It draws devotees from all over India, including many colorful Sadhus (wandering Holy men). It is the largest temple complex in Nepal. Visit to Pashupatinath begins and ends a traditional pilgrimage circuit. Lord Pashupatinath’s supreme holiness stems from hollowed linga enshrined in the main temple and its location on the bank of sacred Bagmatiriver. Bagmati sanctity makes Pashupatinath Nepal’s most sacred cremation site.Continue on to BoudhanathStupa.
Day 03: Drive From K Athmandu To Pokhara (200 Kms/6 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, drive to the scenic Pokhara town through a scenic mountainous highway. Pokhara sits at 884 meters above the sea level and below the foothills of massive Himalayas. Most popular for its lakes and mountain views, it is also a gateway to most popular trekking route of the world. Its relaxed atmosphere is removed from the hustle and bustle and is a perfect solace to nature enthusiasts. The Lakeside which is considered as the center of Pokhara is a travellers oasis where good food, leisurely walk can fill several days if you wish to. Upon arrival in Pokhara, transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. Evening, walk around the lakeside where you will witness the numbers of stone platform designed as villagers meeting points (Chautaras in Nepali).
Early morning drive to the Sarangkote hill to view first ray of light on the mountains. From here you will get a chance to glimpse an uninterrupted view of the mountains. Situated at an elevation of 1592m, is probable the most famous viewpoint in Pokhara. The panoramic view includes a glimpse of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Himchuli with a bulk of Annapurna behind, Machhapuchhare (Mount Fishtail) and Lamjung Himal. After breakfast tour of Pokhara’s best known temple BindeBasini. You will find the pleasant, shady setting very impressive.